Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Strangest State: December 2017

Weird news from far-flung Texas. Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 5:13 pm CST Drue Wagner ROCKWALL COUNTY // Responding to a complaint that someone was hunting from a public road, a Texas game warden found three men standing next to a pickup truck. One of t...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

New non-profit helps Harvey victims rebuild

Afhley Lluvia, left, and her mother, Julia, remove clothing from their home which was destroyed by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Hurricane Harvey devastated thousan...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

Your everyday resource guide to surviving Trump

One year after Trump’s electoral college win and resounding popular vote defeat (never forget), there are still daily headlines about Twitter shenanigans that border on declarations of war, budget cuts that gut vital services for millions of Ameri...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

Can Democrats energize HBCU students?

Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities—a group that was once on the frontline in the war for voter equality during the Civil Rights Movement—are no longer easy, dependable votes for the Democratic Party, as their low turnout rat...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

A Little Bit of Faith: Open Arms

dptstaff | November 28, 2017 | EDITORIALS, Religion | COLLEEN WHITE By Dr. Colleen White How amazing is your grace, Lord?How awesome is your love?You love beyond what I canUnderstand and you loveTo the core. Your love endures all thingsAnd it ho...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

Katy’s Deondrick Glass is rolling in playoffs

This is what Katy running back Deondrick Glass has been waiting for. During Katy’s short-lived third round exit from the 2016 high school football playoffs, Glass was hampered with a leg injury. Yet the junior is back to full speed and the unbeate...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

How new gun laws hurt African Americans

frican-Americans have been among the loudest calling for tighter gun control laws, but those demands could backfire if they were actually heeded and enacted through new so-called “common sense legislation,” according to a ranking member of a natio...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

Surge in Obamacare signups surprises experts

After a slash in advertising funding and dire predictions from experts, signups for Obamacare have surged in the first weeks of open enrollment. The uptick in signups is exactly what supporters of the healthcare law were hoping for but experts urg...